We believe that the project which we have implemented, the SPORT WITHOUT BOUNDARIES project, is an amazing way to reach results that are needed so much for our societies. It can help us increase physical activity of people, along with promoting social inclusion of disadvantaged groups of society. Thus, we want such projects to be implemented as widely as possible! This is why we share with you the methodology of our project - do dive in it and go make this world a better place!
Statistics and articles about health and sport in the European Union
The partnership of the SPORT WITHOUT BOUNDARIES project has collected a list of exciting readings about sports, physical activity and its positive influence to people’s physical and mental health, social inclusion and healthy habits. The topics of these readings are truly various, so make sure to check each of them to really broaden your knowledge!
Promoting health-enhancing physical activity in Europe: Current state of surveillance, policy development and implementation
Write your text here...João Breda, Jelena Jakovljevic, Giulia Rathmes, Romeu Mendes, Olivier Fontaine, Susanne Hollmann, Alfred Rütten, Peter Gelius, Sonja Kahlmeier, and Gauden Galeaa
This study aims to present information on the surveillance, policy developments, and implementation of physical activity policies in the 28 European Union (EU) countries.
Adapting Public Spaces to the Wellness Needs of the Local Community
Biruta Švagždienė, Vilius Vaseris
The aim of the research was to assess the circumstances of adapting public spaces to the wellness needs of the local community on the case of Kaunas.
Impact of Physical Exercise on Depression and Anxiety Symptoms, Quality of Life and Muscle Strength in the Elderly
Vaida Meidutė; Vida Janina Česnaitienė
The aim is to determine the impact of physical exercise on depression and anxiety symptoms, quality of life and muscle strength in the elderly.
Lithuania. Physical Activity Factsheet
World Health Organization
Facts and statistics about physical activity in Lithuania
Special Eurobarometer. Sport and physical activity in Lithuania
Statistics of physical activity in Lithuania
Special Eurobarometer. Sport and physical activity in Poland
Statistics of physical activity in Poland
Physicalactivity Factsheetsfor The 28 European Union Member States Of The Who European Region
World Health Organization
Facts and statistics about physical activity in EU Member States
The analysis on sport attitudes of students at high school education in Turkey
School of Physical Education and Sports, Ardahan University, Ardahan, Turkey
The research objective is to determine different variables on sport attitudes of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade high school students throughout Turkey.
The Online Journal of Recreation and Sport
Prof. Dr. Erdal ZORBA
Decisive definition of sport for all missing, therefore this articles focus to make clear definition on it.
Sports for All and It's Contribution to Olympic Movement. Sports for All in Turkey
Focusing on the concept of Sport for All, and giving examples about its application in Turkey.
Sports as a Social Policy Tool in Turkey
Burcu Yerlikaya, Aslan Tolga Öcal
Determining the sport meaning in the social policy field and touch to the differences about handling style of sport during the historical process of Turkey
How many hours a week do you exercise/participating in sport activities?
Statista Research Department
Participation in sport activities stats.
Sports in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic
Joanna Blackwell, Paddy Dolan, Josef Fahlén, Remco Hoekman, Verena Lenneis, Gareth McNarry, Maureen Smith & Laura Wilcock
Role of sports now and in the future, the effects of pandemic (inequality, access, etc.), how will the marginalized groups will be affected
Changes in sedentary bahaviour in European Union adults between 2002 and 2017
A. López-Valenciano, X. Mayo, G. Liguori, R. J. Copeland, M. Lamb & A. Jimenez
Statistics on sedentary behaviour changes in EU
The epidemiology of muscle-strengthening exercise in Europe: A 28-country comparison including 280,605 adults
Jason A. Bennie, Katrien De Cocker, Jordan J. Smith, Glen H. Wiesner
Article describes the prevalence and correlates of muscle-strengthening exercise across multiple European countries. Notices that low participation in muscle-strengthening exercise is widespread across Europe, and warrants public health attention.
Statista Research Department
Forecast: sports facility operation revenue Czechia 2008-2018
This statistic shows the revenue of sports facility operation in Czechia from 2008 to 2012, with a projection until 2018. In 2010, revenues of sports facility operation in Czechia amounted to approximately 205 million U.S. dollars.
Total number of registered ice hockey players in the Czech Republic from 2010/11 to 2018/19
The statistics depicts the number of registered ice hockey players in the Czech Republic from 2010/11 to 2018/19. In the 2018/19 season, there were a total of 121,613 registered ice hockey players in the Czech Republic according to the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Total number of registered ice hockey players by country 2020
The statistics provides us information about number of registered ice hockey players in each country.
Sports in Italy - Statistics and Facts
The article talks about statistic in Italy regarding sports
Sport and Snacks: Children’s Habits in Italy
Habit of Italian children regarding sport and healthy food
The Most Popular Sports In Europe
List and description of the most pouplar sports among europeans
Inclusion and integration through sports in Italy
The role of sport in inclusion and integration of youth in Italy
New Eurobarometer on sport and physical activity
The report shows that levels of participation have not changed substantially since the previous Eurobarometer survey in 2014. In fact, the proportion of those who say they never exercise or play sport has slightly increased from 42% to 46% Europe-wide, and this is a continuation of a gradual trend since 2009.
EU sports policy information
The partnership of the SPORT WITHOUT BOUNDARIES project has collected a list of useful information about the European Union Sports policy and its understanding. Dive into all of the information here:
About The EU Sports Policy
Various information about the EU Sports Policy by EURACTIV
Legal information about the EU Sports Policy by the European Olympic Commitees
The Communication on Developing the European Dimension in Sport
The EU Work Plan for Sport (2021-2024)
The White Paper for Sport
The European Union and Sport, rescuing the nation-state?
Advancing our understanding of the EU sports policy: the socio-cultural model of sports regulation and players’ agents
Council conclusions of 18 November 2010 on the role of sport as a source of and a driver for active social inclusion
Briefing About The EU Sports Policy
About the EU Sports Policy and Directorate General for Youth, Sport, Education and Culture (DG EAC), the branch of the European Commission charged with the development and implementation of European policy in the field of sport.
Sport for all: a bridge to equality, integration and social inclusion
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